Here’s Microsoft latest news brought to you by TechQuarters, in this post we will be sharing new features in Office 365 and Windows 10  to help users understand and get the most out of their subscriptions!

Latest Microsoft Updates

Office 365 October Updates

As we know there are 2 subscriptions for consumers, there is the Home Subscription plan which includes Office 365 for 10 devices across 5 users and Office 365 Person for 1PC and 1 Tablet. Recently, Microsoft has announced that Office 365 home has gone from 5 to 6 people with Office License and 1TB Cloud Storage each which is fantastic!

File Demand for Mac

Microsoft has announced a preview to files on demand. This feature enables users to have access to their files immediately. All files can be seen in finders, and files also include status icon which helps to identify if the file has been saved locally or is an online file. This feature is accessible for consumer and OneDrive customers only.

OneDrive: Superzoom

OneDrive – Superzoom on OneDrive – Users can now zoom into photos on OneDrive to get larger previews of their photos. This feature is accessible for consumer and will be available for commercial users.

PowerPoint: @mention

Users can now @amention people on their PowerPoint presentation, in other words tagging users to collaborate with them. This will automatically send users an e-mail with the link to the presentation, so they can start working on the same document together; reducing the lag time it normally takes to collaborate with a user which means can get the work done faster.

Audio Issues on Windows 10

Several users experienced audio issues on their Windows 10 device and reported back to Microsoft. Microsoft started working on this immediately, they managed to find a resolve and released a new update and supporting article explaining what to do and how to get the latest update.

Microsoft Latest Outlook: New Design

Have you noticed anything different when you opened outlook this morning? Yes, that’s right, Outlook has a brand-new design, a simpler one and new features in Outlook help to improve productivity.
Secondly, there’s a coming soon feature on the right-hand corner of Outlook which enables users to learn new features and gives them a chance to trial them.

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